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Bursar

Summer 2022
Full-time
IRO £110,000

St Mary’s School, Cambridge is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 3 to 18. We are a  highly successful and forward thinking school with exciting future plans, both domestically and internationally. 

We are seeking to appoint a high-performing and strategic individual to work alongside the Headmistress. The successful candidate will have leadership and strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively manage working relationships with a range of departments. They will be customer focused, have experience in planning, managing and implementing strategic projects and financial decisions that provide the best educational experience for all students and parents in a very competitive business. They must have an understanding of finance and accounting principles to produce budgets, reports and analyse. They will also ensure that the school is compliant with policies and legal requirements and is following best practice according to ISI and Department for Education regulations for schools. 

Benefits include:

  • School fees remission in accordance with the School policy current from time to time
  • Childcare vouchers (subject to scheme rules) 
  • Pension scheme (Defined Contribution Scheme)
  • BUPA Cash plan - Employee Assistance Scheme; health and retail discounts 
  • Travel for work scheme with retail discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 

Application Form                             Job Description                                How to apply  

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Closing date for applications: 9:00 Friday 28th January 2022  
Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed.

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. 


Deputy Head (Academic) 

September 2022
Full-time
Salary commensurate with experience

St Mary’s School is looking for a Deputy Head to join the Senior Leadership Team to deliver the School’s Strategic Plan and to ensure pupils receive high quality teaching and academic achievement by envisaging, articulating and promoting our High Performance Learning philosophy with teachers, pupils and parents. The successful candidate will oversee performance management and professional development of all Senior School teaching staff and manage the preparation for ISI Inspection framework requirements. 

How to apply                     Application form

Job Description                 SLT Management Structure

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Thursday 3rd February 2022 

Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed  

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.   


Director of People 

April 2022 
Full-time (40 hours per week, with out of hours working expected as necessary) 
£50,000 - £55,000 

We are seeking a Director of People, who holds a CIPD Level 7 qualification or Fellow, to join St Mary’s School in April 2022. The Director of People will work closely with the Head, Bursar and Assistant Bursar, as well as the wider Leadership Team, to provide strategic leadership of the HR Department, forging strong relationships across both teaching and support staff to create an integrated culture that drives performance, promotes staff welfare, maximises efficiencies, celebrates success and champions diversity. 

The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with an understanding of UK employment law and recognition of best practice, and a diplomatic and persuasive communicator with a strong commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion to deliver substantive improvements. 

How to apply                  Application form

Job Description              SLT Management Structure

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 21st February 2022 

First interviews: Tuesday 1st March 2022
Final interviews: Tuesday 8th March 2022

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.   


Teacher of Religious Education

September 2022
Full-time (Term time only)

St Mary’s School is seeking a full-time Teacher of Religious Education to join in September 2022, who is an enthusiastic and motivational teacher with good communication and organisational skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to foster and encourage intellectual and spiritual curiosity with high expectations for pupil attainment for all ages. 

Priority will be given to applicants that are practising Catholic. This is an occupational requirement of the position. 

How to apply

Job Description

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 21st February 2022

Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.  


Assistant SENCo

Full-time (Term-time only) 

The Learning Support Department is looking to appoint an experienced full-time Assistant SENCo who is a qualified teacher to join the team and work with students in curriculum lessons and in small group Support lessons, liaising closely with subject teachers and pastoral teachers. The successful candidate will have a warm, friendly and professional approach which helps students to strive to fulfil their potential. 

How to apply 

Job Description 

Closing date for applications: 9:00am Wednesday 9th February 2022

Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed.

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.   


PE Teacher

March 2022
Full-time

St Mary’s is seeking an experienced full-time PE teacher to join the department in March 2022, who has good teamwork, organisational and communication skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a wide range of sporting activities, will be creative and enthusiastic in their lesson planning and teaching to motivate and inspire all students to participate in sports. 

There will also be a requirement to work flexibly on a Saturday on a pro-rata basis. 

How to Apply

Job Description

Closing date for applications: 9:00am Monday 17th January 2022 
Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed  

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.   


Head of Prep Sport / PE Teacher (Maternity Cover) 

April 2022  
Part-time; Fixed Term contract

St Mary’s is looking for a part-time Head of Prep Sport / PE teacher (Maternity cover) to start in April 2022. Working as part of a team, the successful candidate will be enthusiastic and engaging when teaching students a wide range of activities and ensuring sport is available for all students. It would be an advantage to your application if you have experience or specialise in teaching and coaching hockey. 

In addition to the teaching role available, the successful candidate will also take on the role of Head of Prep Sport for students from Reception to Year 8. Working with the Director of Sport, the Head of Prep Sport will oversee all PE staff teaching in the Junior School, devise the Prep PE curriculum and organise inter-house and sports days at the Junior School. 

There will also be a requirement for the successful applicant to be flexible and work Saturdays on a pro-rata basis. 

How to apply 

Job Description 

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Thursday 20th January 2022

Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed  

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.   


Boarding Matron

Term-time only

St Mary’s is seeking an enthusiastic, supportive and resilient individual to join our Boarding team and act as loco parentis to the boarders providing the best possible experience of a boarding education. The successful candidate will be responsible and reliable as they supervise students in the boarding house, enjoy working as part of a team and be willing to participate and organise activities for the students after school or on the weekends. 

Shifts will include mornings; afternoon-evenings and the occasional weekends.

As this is a girls' boarding school this role is suitable for female applicants only. This is an occupational requirement in accordance with Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010. 

How to apply

Job Description

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Wednesday 19th January 2022
Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed  

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.  


Marketing and Admissions Administrator 

Full-time (40 hours per week)
£20,000

We are seeking a Marketing and Admissions Administrator who will work across all school sites from Pre-school to Sixth Form. We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic individual who will provide administrative support to the Marketing and Admissions teams, including the responsibility for all admissions for our summer course starting in 2022. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to work flexibly and collaboratively with diverse groups of people. They will be organised and have the ability to manage and prioritise their work load, with excellent written and communication skills. 

Job Description

How to apply

Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed  

The School is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Food Service Assistant

Term-time (plus 6 weeks)
£9 per hour

We are looking for a Food Service Assistant to join St Mary’s School’s small Kitchen team, assisting the chefs with food preparation, preparation of the dining room, serving food to pupils and ensuring the kitchen and service stations are clean and tidy. The successful candidate will be friendly, reliable and a good team player with high standards of hygiene and customer service. The role will be based at both the Senior School and at our Boarding House. 

The Kitchen Porter will also be required to work weekends at the boarding house. 

How to apply

Job Description

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Tuesday 15th February 2022

Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.  


Kitchen Porter

January 2022
Term-time only (47 hours per week)
£9.00 per hour

The Kitchen Porter will work as part of a small team at the boarding house and at St Mary’s Senior School, to assist the chefs in the provision of a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene in the School kitchens. This will involve daily operation of the dishwasher machine and general cleaning duties and setting up/cleaning down the servery and dining room. 

The Kitchen Porter will also be required to work weekends at the boarding house.

Job Description

How to Apply

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Tuesday 18th January 2022
Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed  

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.


Examinations Invigilator 

April 2022
£10 per hour
 

We are seeking a number of Examination Invigilators to join our team here at St Mary’s School for the Summer exams. We are looking for reliable people to support our examinations during the Summer term 2022, between Monday 16th May 2022 – Friday 24th June 2022. Invigilators will be responsible for supervising the smooth running of exams, ensuring that exam regulations are met. Other responsibilities may include serving as a scribe or reader for students, as needed.  

Applicants should be available from 8:30am to 4pm. However, working hours will vary due to needs of examination students and therefore you might be required to stay later.  

Invigilation experience is welcomed but not essential as full training will be provided. 

How to Apply 

Job Description


Minibus Driver

Full-time (Term-time only)

We are looking for a driver to take students for lessons at Long Road Sports ground. The post-holder will also do a morning minibus run between one of the Park and Ride sites and the school and also undertake some portering duties in school when not driving. 

How to apply 

Job Description

Closing date for applications: Ongoing 

Interviews to be held shortly after 

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. 


Minibus Driver

Part-time (Term time only)

We are seeking a number of reliable minibus drivers, for morning and afternoon shifts to transport our students between our two schools on Chaucer Road and Bateman Street and local Park and Ride sites. The post is term-time only (35 weeks per year), working Monday - Friday. An example of hours would be as follows however these can be slightly flexible to suit the right candidate: 7.00am-9.00am/4.00pm-6.00pm.

For insurance purposes applicants must hold a valid, clean UK drivers’ licence with category D1. 

Additional driving may be available on an ad hoc basis. 

Job Description

How to apply

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed  

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.   


Evening Facilities Assistant

Part-time (20 hours per week – term time only)
£9.70 per hour

St Mary’s is looking for an Evening Facilities Assistant to join the school. We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed person with good teamwork skills to deliver essential tasks and ensure a clean, safe and secure environment is maintained for pupils, staff and visitors.  

There may also be an opportunity to complete additional hours and working weekends as and when required. All hours worked outside of the standard contract will be paid as additional hours.

How to apply

Job Description

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.